You will find yourself wanting to send a tweet on occasion but instead of the entire Twitterverse reading it you would like just one person to see it. Sending a tweet specifically to just one person is called a Direct Message and it works a little differently than a normal reply - sort of like sending an e-mail via Twitter. Let's check it what is commonly known in the Twitter world as a DM.
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Now it's time to try it out. Send two of your friends a direct message on Twitter. It could be a question about how their day is going or asking about what they plan to do this weekend. Ask them to also send you a direct message back. This is will allow you to see how direct messages are sent, and received, differently in your Twitter feed.
Kudos on unlocking the "direct messaging" badge! Tomorrow we'll tackle the art of retweeting, one of the most popular actions on Twitter.